I have been recently invited to review a piece of gear that I cannot yet talk about (info coming soon), a.k.a. the mystery camera, so I decided to post a couple of images from it that I captured recently from around the Denver area. I will give you a few hints and hopefully it will be easier to figure out what the mystery camera is. It should be a fun exercise, because it will get you to pixel-peep, something you probably have not done in a while :)
Hmm…double rainbow…a pretty rare event and when combined with sunset, can provide amazing shooting opportunities. The only problem is finding a really wide angle lens that can capture it all and trying to find some good foreground elements to complement the rainbow. I was able to get the first part addressed using an unconventional method, but I obviously failed at the latter.
When light levels drop, a tripod is usually a must, but what happens when you don’t have one with you? Image stabilization can come to the rescue. And it really does work.
More rainbows at sunset, boy it has been stormy here in June! And with nothing else in the foreground to make it look better, hopefully the sky and the boring field will make it an OK image to display on the web.
Finally, a foreground element combined with great sunset colors. The only thing is, when the details aren’t there, you cannot just create or add them. Downsampling and sharpening do some magic, but there is only so much you can do. Thankfully, there is RAW editing to reduce all that chroma noise and recover some details at low light levels!
Update: Please see the review of the mystery camera here.